Benicia Election Results – Nov. 9, 2016, 7pm – Patterson, Young and Campbell extend their leads

By Roger Straw, November 9, 2016
Click here for updated LATEST Benicia Election Results as of Nov. 16. (Numbers shown below are as first reported on election night.)

Many mail-in ballots counted, more mail-ins and provisional ballots yet to be counted

Solano County seal (400x400)The Solano County Registrar of Voters issued a day’s end report at 5:28pm today, showing that all Benicia races remain as they were on election night.

Mayor Elizabeth Patterson‘s lead increased by 79 votes, to a still very slim 188 vote margin over challenger Mark Hughes.

City Councilmember-elect Steve Young‘s lead over Tom Campbell increased by 62 and his lead over Christina Strawbridge increased by 193.  Young remains the top vote-getter, now by a margin of 261 votes over Campbell and 707 votes over Strawbridge.

Solano County Supervisor-elect Monica Brown also extended her lead over Mike Ioakimedes by 183 votes, a comfortable margin of 54% to 46%.

Here is a table showing Benicia details, taken from Steve Young’s website:

City Council (top two are elected)
Candidate Total votes Vote % Election day Vote by mail
Steve Young 5617 26.98 2022 3595
Tom Campbell 5356 25.72 1788 3568
Christina Strawbridge 4910 23.58 1604 3306
Lionel Largaespada 3384 16.25 1233 2151
George Oakes 1475 7.08 565 910
Write-in 79 0.38 33 46
 Candidate Total votes   Vote % Election day  Vote by mail 
 Elizabeth Patterson 6193 50.61 2216 3977
 Mark Hughes  6005 49.08 2202 3803

NOTE: The County website shows additional as yet uncounted ballots: Vote-by-Mail est. 21,000, and Provisionals est. 12,800. We will keep you posted on further updates.